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Envitems launches the first air quality station costing under $2,000

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25/05/2015

Envitems, a cleantech company specializing in air quality, launches a new product, Envitems E4100 air quality station. The new Envitems product is small in size, weighing less than a kilogram. It is also inexpensive, starting from under 2,000 US dollars. The engineers and product developers at Envitems have achieved all this without compromising quality or measurement accuracy, as E4100 measures ...

Energy Department Announces $32 Million to Boost Solar Workforce Training, Drive Solar Energy Innovation

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27/05/2015

Today, the Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar by developing innovative low-cost concentrating solar power collectors and increasing access to critical solar data. The Department is making up to $12 million available to develop a diverse, well-trained solar support ...

What would it take to limit climate change to 1.5°C?

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22/05/2015

A new study analyzes the required climate policy actions and targets in order to limit future global temperature rise to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2100. This level is supported by more than 100 countries worldwide, including those most vulnerable to climate change, as a safer goal than the currently agreed international aim of 2 degrees Celsius – an aim which would already imply ...

EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events

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25/05/2015

As hurricane season approaches, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a Hazardous Weather Release Prevention and Reporting alert to remind facility operators of certain regulations that require minimization of chemical releases during process shutdown operations. This alert is designed to increase awareness among facility operators about their obligation to operate facilities ...

Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

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25/05/2015

The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration required Plains All American Pipeline to remove the damaged section of pipe, test it and empty the remainder of the line. The ...

Innovyze Debuts InfoWorks ICM Executive Suite Edition, Most Comprehensive Watershed Management Technology Release Ever

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21/05/2015

Planning, designing, operating, optimizing and sustaining safe and reliable drainage systems just got faster, easier and more accurate, thanks to the expanded array of features and advanced functionality of industry-leading InfoWorks ICM. The new InfoWorks ICM Executive Suite for comprehensive integrated catchment management is now available via five targeted products: InfoWorks ICM, InfoWorks ...

France cracks down on food waste by supermarkets

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22/05/2015

France's parliament has voted to forbid big supermarkets from destroying unsold food, encouraging them to donate to charities or farms instead, as part of a national campaign against food waste. The amendment approved by the National Assembly, the lower house of Parliament, late Thursday is part of a larger environmental bill. The overall bill will go to a vote Tuesday in the ...

AWWA`s Annual Conference & Exposition professional sessions focus on Total Water Solutions

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25/05/2015

The American Water Works Association and its local section partner, the California-Nevada Section, have compiled a professional program for this year’s Annual Conference & Exposition that will focus on Total Water Solutions® to address the changing needs of the global water community. ACE15 will take place June 7-10 in Anaheim, Calif. The two Total Water Solutions professional ...

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